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  • A look at the voting blocs in the FIFA president balloting

    FIFA's 209 members are expected to elect President Sepp Blatter to a fifth term Friday, based on statements in recent months issued by continental confederations, despite a string of scandals including the indictment of nine soccer officials this week...
  • South Africa is shaken by FIFA corruption probe

    South Africa is shaken by FIFA corruption probe
    In the spring of 2004, a frail, unwell Nelson Mandela ignored his doctor's advice and flew halfway around the globe to meet with a prominent soccer official. The purpose of the trip to Trinidad and Tobago was simple: Mandela hoped to win Jack Warner's...
  • Ex-FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance

    Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner left a Trinidad jail by ambulance Thursday, a day after he was charged in a U.S. corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international soccer officials and businessmen. Judicial officer...
  • Former FIFA member Blazer's plea seems key to investigation

    Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes. When...
  • South Africa's 2010 WCup bid implicated in corruption probe

    When South Africa won the right to host Africa's first World Cup, it was seen as a heartwarming reward for Nelson Mandela and a country that had shaken off decades of apartheid. Today, the picture seems very different. The image of South Africa's...
  • US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

    The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami....
  • U.S., Swiss target FIFA officials in corruption probe

    U.S., Swiss target FIFA officials in corruption probe
    The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami....
  • Connecticut LGBT Film Festival: 10-Plus Movies Over 9 Days

    Connecticut LGBT Film Festival: 10-Plus Movies Over 9 Days
    When Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, he set in motion the adoption of a new constitution, with an emphasis on equality of rights and opportunities. This openness was not just intended for blacks. It extended to LGBT citizens,...
  • WHO warns: Careful with names of diseases

    Fresh from stumbling to victory over Ebola in Africa, the World Health Organization has set its sights on a new adversary: disease ... names. Yes, the names. Those who name emerging diseases — scientists, national authorities, even news media...
  • FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president

    FIFA has been routinely called "scandal-plagued" for much of Sepp Blatter's 17-year presidential reign. Blatter has never been implicated in personal corruption, but FIFA has often seemed relaxed about wrongdoing linked to senior officials. Ahead of...
  • How things have remarkably changed between US and Cuba

    U.S. and Cuban diplomats are meeting this week to re-establish diplomatic relations, and Presidents Obama and Raul Castro chatted amiably in Panama last month. It's a remarkable turn of events given the two countries' history. Demonizing Fidel Castro has...